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What is Biomedical Engineering?
Biomedical engineering integrates physical, chemical, mathematical, and computational sciences and engineering principles to study biology, medicine, behavior, and health. It advances fundamental concepts; creates knowledge from the molecular to the organ systems level; and develops innovative biologics, materials, processes, implants, devices and informatics approaches for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, for patient rehabilitation, and for improving health.
NIH working definition of bioengineering – July 24, 1997
Library of Congress Call Number Ranges: R856-R857; TP248.13-248.65
This collection includes sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias and directories to help find brief explanations and general information about terms and concepts in biomedical engineering.
Reference Sources in Biomedical Engineering
- Introduction to Biomedical engineering handbook. R856.15 .S77 2008 (Main Stacks, 4th floor)
- Biomedical device technology : principles and design. R856 .C43 2008 (Main Stacks, 4th floor)
- Computational intelligence in biomedical engineering. R859.7 A78 B44 2008 (Main Stacks, 4th floor)
- Handbook of neural engineering. QA76.87 .H344 2007 (Main Stacks, 4th floor)
- Spine technology handbook. RD768 .K88 2006 (Main Stacks, 4th floor)
- Standard handbook of biomedical engineering and design. R856.85 .S73 2003 (Main Stacks, 4th floor)